Friend’s Acceptance into Law School

Personal Letter

Dear …

Re: Letter of Reference for __(Name)__

It is my pleasure to write this personal Letter of Reference on behalf of__(first & last Name)__. I have personally known __(first Name)__ for __(# years)__ through __(briefly describe how you know this individual)__. Over the years, I have found __(first Name)__ to be __(a loyal friend/a dependable person/etc.)__. __(He/She)__ is someone who is a very responsible, possesses a good sense of ethics and works hard at whatever __(he/she)__ takes on.

I’ve known __(him/her)__ to be both an ambitious and conscientious individual. In addition to __(his/her)__ excellent scholastic accomplishments, __(first Name)__ is very passionate about law. Getting involved where __(he/she)__ feels that __(he/she)__ can make a difference in seeking justice for others is something that __(first Name)__ has done as long for as I’ve known __(him/her)__ .

This is a person with a pleasant demeanor, someone who is highly intelligent and has an admirable positive outlook on life. __(He’s/She’s)__ a proven high achiever who seeks excellence in everything __(he/she)__ does. Some of __(his/her)__ other accomplishments that I am aware of, include __(briefly describe projects where his/her efforts have made a difference)__.

I have no doubt that __(first and last Name)__ will add considerable value to the field of Law down the road. My belief is that __(he/she)__ will one day become an exceptional attorney and, therefore, I highly recommend __(his/her)__ acceptance into__(the type of program)__.

Sincerely,